Nov 4, 2013 6:00am EST
, google's executive chairman -- there's two kinds of people in the world, those that think the nsa -- that think snowden is a hero or who think he's a scoundrel. >> there are two people in the world. the nsa blasting the nsa over spying reports. google likes to keep all their spying to themselves. they couldn't want other people having their spying information. what the d.o.j. wants u.s. airways and amr to do. as we head to break, the weather channel's alex wallace joins us. 32 degrees this morning, alex. >> cold. yeah. there's no way around it. cold. not just for new york city but the rest of the northeast. very chilly start to things. a lot of 20s in the interior. syracuse to buffalo, 20s. therefore, no doubt about it we have chilled down those numbers. good news is we'll get a chance to warm up as we head through the week. high pressure drifts east and on the west side the winds will turn more out of the south and the south winds are a warming wind. we'll get a chance to see the 60s by mid week. hang in there. we have some showers moving now from parts of mexico into texas. this
Nov 1, 2013 6:00am EDT
have other news, president obama has reportly ordered the nsa to stop eavesdropping on joe kernen. no, stop eaves dropping on the headquarters of the imf and world bank. the order is said to be the latest move, of course, by the white house to demonstrate its willingness to curb at least some surveillance in the wake of weeks by former nsa contractor edward snowden. >>> a number of comments about janet yellen starting to come from the senate. richard shelby says he would oppose efforts to block her nomination with a filibuster unless some disturbing disclosure emerge. his comments come after senator rand paul said he instead to withhold her nomination. and senator lindsay graham has vowed an effort to block white house nominees until the obama administration comes forward with more information about benghazi. shelby's comments are important because democrats would need to pick up only five republicans vote to clear procedural hurdles and bring yellen's nomination to a full senate vote. yellen's nomination needs only a simple majority. joining us this morning from washington is eamon a
Oct 29, 2013 6:00am EDT
have a big place outs dchq, which is a huge listening -- like your nsa, a huge listening -- i'm assuming, as i pay my taxes, that they're listening to everybody. >> yes, i hope so. and who is that lady that -- >> what they're not doing, i'm assuming, is taking notes. i think where we went wrong with the u.s. administration, joe, they wrote it down that they were listen to go angela merkel. >> that's what happens. who's that lady that tells daniel craig what to do? >> m. >> she knows, right? >> yes. i'm just trying to get this straight. the germans, they're rich. the germany at this point is -- it reminds me of cas casablanca. germany has not earned its spying outrage with all of their arms dealings and all the -- anyway, we get involved in everything over here, ross. >> there was a report yesterday, annette talked about it out of frankfurt. there was one report in the german press that said it may -- because of hangovers from the laws post the war, it may not be illegal for the u.s. to spy on the -- to listen in on the german fwoft. so there is some debate about whether the u.
Oct 28, 2013 6:00am EDT
that this is connected in a way of the mourdock family in ways that we didn't appreciate. >> connected to the nsa? is this about phone hacking? >> this is about phone hacking. >> we know and don't say anything. >> whether this touches the mourdock family, does rebekah brooks try to rat out the family? i don't think so. becky, in the u.k. do they change the laws around the press? there's been some talk about trying to beef up the laws. some things that would protect the press in good ways but other things that would make it much more difficult. >> are we tamer here than mourdock's tabloids? >> yes. >> we are until we know otherwise but i think we are. >> this couldn't have been more ridiculous. >> that's? >> the new york snoes. >> geno's interceptions cause -- >> the post, you love it? >> they're one step above blogging. >> it's an early read every morning. >> fiction. >> that's fine too. >> when we come back, we're going to take a look at the markets and this week's fed meeting. first, a very happy birthday to bill gates. the microsoft founder turns 58 today. ♪ ♪ (vo) you are a business pro.
Oct 31, 2013 6:00am EDT
this is the dangerous world and they're making a world a safer place. >> does all -- does the debate around the nsa and all of the things that they're doing slow down your business? >> no, i wouldn't say it slows it down, it takes a business that's normally not been discussed in the public and it puts it in a public context. and so it makes it a little bit more difficult for the policy makers, i think, that are talking about it. our business is focused on the development of the capabilities associated with it. the difference is -- the wonderful thing about being in the united states, we're very creative, very inventive, we've invented a lot of these technologies that have dual purpose. we can use them to look at adversaries and use them to look at our own -- >> tell us about the technologies. >> well, let's just take cyber, for example. a lot of what we do is computer network defense. there are other parts of our business that might look at somebody else's computer network and look at it from an offensive capability. >> let me ask you this. i know, cliff, when you get involved it's because manageme